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    Trinidad and Tobago

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 Aug 1973 Also Known as:Land of the Humming Bird Status of Independence:Independent 1962/08/31 Area: 5,128 km2 (1,980 miles2) Capital City: Port-of-Spain Population: 1,308,600 (208) Currency: Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TT) Highest National Award: Trinity Cross Economy GDP Growth: -0.6% p.a. 2009–13 GNI: US$21.2bn GNI PC: US$15,760 Key dates in history 1498       Arrival…

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    Suriname

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 4 Jul 1995 Also Known as:Beating Heart of the Amazon Status of Independence:Independent 1975/11/25 Area: 163,820 km2 (63,251 miles2) Capital City: Paramaribo Population: 517,052 (2008) Currency: Suriname Dollar (SRD) Highest National Award: Drager van het Groot Lint in de Ere Orde van de Palm Economy GDP Growth: 2.9% annual change (2013) GNI: 8.606…

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    St Vincent and the Grenadines

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 May 1974 Also Known as:Jewels of the Caribbean Status of Independence:Independent 1979/10/27 Area: 389 km2 (150 miles2) Capital City: Kingstown Population: 100,892 (2009) Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) Highest National Award: Order of British Empire and Member of British Empire Economy GDP: GDP Growth: –0.6% p.a. 2009–13 GNI: US$722m GNI PC: US$6,580…

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    St Kitts and Nevis

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 26 Jul 1974 Also Known as:Mother Colony of the West Indies Status of Independence:Independent Area: 269 sq km (104 miles2) Capital City: Basseterre Population: 54,000 (2013) Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) Highest National Award: Order of the National Hero Economy GDP Growth: 0.9% p.a. 2009–13 GNI: US$724m GNI PC: US$13,460 Key dates in…

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    Saint Lucia

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 May 1974 – Learn more about membership in CARICOM Also Known as:Helen of the West Status of Independence:Independent 1979/02/22 Area: 616 sq km; 238Mi Capital City: Castries Population: 172,034 (2009) Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) Highest National Award: Grand Cross of St. Lucia Economy GDP Growth: -0.2% p.a. 2009–13 GNI: US$1.3bn GNI…

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    Jamaica

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 Aug 1973 Also Known as:Land of Wood and Water (Root: Xaymaca (Arawak)) Status of Independence:Independent 1962/08/06 Area: 10,991 km2 (4,244 miles2) Capital City: Kingston Population: 2,687,200 (2008) Currency: Jamaica Dollar Highest National Award: Order of the National Hero Economy GDP: EC$41,275 Mn (2012) GDP Growth: 0.5% p.a. 1990–2012 GNI: US$13.7bn GNI PC:…

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    Guyana

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 Aug 1973 Also Known as:Land of Many Waters Status of Independence:Independent 1966/01/18 Area: 216,970 km2 (83,000 miles2) Capital City: Georgetown Population: 800,000 (2013) Currency: Guyana Dollar Highest National Award: Order of Excellence (OE) Economy GDP: EC$7,614Mn (2012) GDP Growth: 4.6% p.a. 2009–13 GNI: US$3.1bn GNI PC: US$3,750 GDP per Capita: EC$7, 614…

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  • Photo of Grenada

    Grenada

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 May 1974 Also Known as:The Spice Isle Status of Independence:Independent 1974/02/07 Area: 345 km2 (133 miles2) Capital City: St. George’s Population: 110,821 (2009) Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) Highest National Award: Grenada does not have a system of national awards. Instead, the achievement of citizens in various areas of national developmen Economy…

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    Dominica

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 May 1974 Also Known as:Nature Island of the Caribbean Status of Independence:Independent 1978/11/03 Area: 750 km2 (290 miles2) Capital City: Roseau Population: 71,898 (2009) Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar Highest National Award: Sisserou Award of Honour Economy GDP: EC$771.0 Mn (2004) GDP Growth: –0.5% p.a. 2009–13 GNI: US$493m GNI PC: US$6,760 GDP per…

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  • Photo of Belize

    Belize

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 May 1974 Also Known as:Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret Status of Independence:Independent 1981/09/21 Area: 22,966 km2; 8,867 miles Capital City: Belmopan Population: 344,700 (2010) Currency: Belizean Dollar (Bz$) Highest National Award: The Queen’s Award Economy GDP: EC$4,031Mn (2011) GDP Growth: 2.3% p.a. 2009–13 GNI: US$1.6bn GNI PC: US$4,660 GDP per Capita: EC$9.894…

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